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How to Prevent a Pulled Hamstring

You're sprinting like you normally do in a game, practice or workout. You reach your top speed, and suddenly you feel like someone stabbed you in the ...

These Leg Curl Variations Will Give You Stronger, Injury-Proof Hamstrings

Valslide Leg Curls are a great exercise for athletes looking to build stronger hamstrings and minimize hamstring strains. Unfortunately, many...

Cardale Jones's NFL Combine Ends Prematurely After He Pulls His Hamstring Running the 40-Yard Dash

Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones got off to a great start at the NFL Scouting Combine by posting an official 4.81-second 40-Yard Dash. For a guy...

How to Treat Piriformis Syndrome

If you have ever had tightness or sourness in your glutes that may or may not have radiated into your hamstrings, you might have suffered from...

Ischial Tuberosity Pain: More than a Hamstring Pull?

The Ischial Tuberosity is a bony prominence on the pelvis where the hamstring muscles and the adductor magnus muscle attach and is the region that we...

Male Soccer Players More Prone to Hamstring Strains

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men are more likely to strain a hamstring playing college soccer than women, according to a new analysis of National C...

How Baseball Players Can Prevent Hamstring Injuries

One of the most common injuries in baseball occurs when a player running the bases suddenly pulls up short and starts limping. The cause: a pulled...

Hamstring Injury Know-How

Your hamstrings are the powerhouse muscles for your hips and thighs, responsible for driving you through explosive strength movements. They work ove...

Female Track Athletes: Prevent Hamstring Injuries With These Exercises

Nearly every athlete has been sidelined with an injury she didn't anticipate. For female track stars and long-distance runners, the unexpected inj...

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